"Plans are of little importance, but planning is essential." - Winston Churchill
It's time for a new Strategic Plan!
For those of you who just groaned out loud, know that I am actually a huge fan of Strategic Plans...or rather, of Strategic Planning. The process of taking a detailed look at the organization and creating a path towards a more successful future is one that every nonprofit organization should approach with excitement. While it’s possible to get trapped in the process of developing the absolutely perfect strategic plan, it’s better to forget the drive towards perfection and word-smithing. Instead, push forward into the toughest of questions and let your MVV (Mission, Vision, and Values) be your guide to determine the best path towards the future.
YNPN-TC is currently on its last six months of the previous Strategic Plan (more on that below), so we are in the process of developing our newest plan that will be launched for 2018. This new multi-year plan will be developed over the course of the next six months, and it will be published for our members to see once it’s complete.Read more
Hello young nonprofit professionals of the Twin Cities! Did you know that you have access to our board minutes? Yes, you do! You can find public board meeting minutes on our Radical Transparence page.
Though there are no legal requirements that a nonprofit (or soon to be 501c3 like us!) publish board minutes, we are doing this for some great reasons.Read more